AMSTERDAM–(BUSINESS WIRE)– TomTom (TOM2) today announces the appointment of Antoine Saucier as Managing Director of its Automotive division, effective immediately.
Antoine has a long history at TomTom, with his most recent position as the VP of Sales and Strategic Partnerships in Europe within the Automotive division. He will step in for Harold Goddijn who temporarily held the position next to his role as CEO.
“I am proud to announce the appointment of Antoine Saucier as the Managing Director of TomTom Automotive,” says Harold Goddijn, CEO of TomTom. “Antoine is a well-respected leader at TomTom and he knows our Automotive business inside out. I am confident that his experience and leadership skills will contribute positively to our growth strategy at such an exciting time for the automotive industry.”
“I am thrilled to be stepping into the role of leading TomTom’s Automotive team,” Antoine Saucier commented. “Under the leadership of Harold Goddijn, our Automotive business has entered into an exciting stage of growth. I look forward to maintaining momentum as we continue to be the trusted partner for innovative and future-proof navigation technology for the global automotive industry.
Before joining TomTom in 2007, Antoine Saucier, a native of France, worked in leadership positions at PSA Peugeot Citroën, Valeo and Hutchinson. He holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan.
He is based at the company’s headquarters in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Antoine will be with TomTom at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show in the New Mobility Hall (3.1) Booth 39. CEO Harold Goddijn will hold a press conference at 10:15 on Tuesday, 15 September at the TomTom booth.
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